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Strata and mysteries: intratextuality in <i>More Pricks Than Kicks</i>

Daniela Caselli

in Beckett’s Dantes

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780719071560
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719071560.003.0004
Strata and mysteries: intratextuality in More Pricks Than Kicks

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This chapter studies More Pricks Than Kicks and the available parodies of and allusions to Dante's lines, which reflect certain passages in Dream and in many other Beckett poems of the time. It also studies the complex web of internal references to Dante, which is one of the ways where Beckett texts are interconnected and comprise themselves into the Beckett oeuvre.

Keywords: parodies; allusions; Dante's lines; More Pricks Than Kicks; Beckett poems; internal references; Beckett oeuvre

Chapter.  11622 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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